Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, France
Service Provider DescriptionThe French Space Agency, CNES, was created in December 1961 in
order to develop French space activities. Its activities and
products cover all aspects in the field of innovation and
research of new applications.
The role of the CNES is to propose, to the French government ,
directives concerning space policy and carry out, with its
industrial partners, these programs.
The CNES is a major participant in the European Space Agency
(ESA) and supports a dynamic national program which guarantees
its industrial success on a world level.
[Summary provided by The French Space Agency, Centre National